How-to Install Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Desktop on VMware Workstation 12 Easy Visual Guide

November 28th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Desktop on VMware Workstation 12

The Tutorial Shows You Visually and Step-by-Step How-to Install Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS GNU/Linux 32/64bit Unity Desktop on VMware Workstation 12.

Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Come with Some New Features:

  • Unity 7 desktop
  • Kernel 4.4+
  • Host of Updated Applications

To the Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Installation Guide Bottom Link to VMware Tools Installation for Ubuntu Linux 16.04 Desktop.

Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Desktop Installation Steps on VMware Workstation 12 - Featured
  1. Download Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Desktop i386/amd64:

    Get Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial ISO

  2. How-to Create a VMware Workstation VM from Linux ISO

    Creating a Linux VM
  3. Run the Virtual Machine

  4. Click on Install Ubuntu

  5. Prepare for Installation

    Eventually Check the Third Party Software

  6. Here You can Simply Take the Defaults

    Or Opt for a LVM SetUp…

  7. Setting Up Country and Time Zone

  8. Select the Keyboard Layout

  9. User SetUp

  10. Eventually Log-In on Ubuntu One

    Ubuntu One is Good for Synchronizing Your Stuff on All the Ubuntu Devices…

  11. Then Start the Installation and Auto-Configuration

  12. When Done then Re-Boot Into the Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Desktop!

    If the Re-Boot is Lagging then Select Re-Start from the VMs Menu…

  13. How-to Quick-Start with Ubuntu System and Software:

    Linux Ubuntu Quick-Start

  14. How-to Install VMware Tools for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial:

    VMware Tools Installation Guide

Easy Tip: Use the Dash to Start Looking for Extra Stuff on Ubuntu :)

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